An Evergreen container vessel had to be towed as suffered an engine failure while approaching Vietnam.

The containership, Ever Oath, experienced an engine failure while approaching Vung Tau, Vietnam on 17 September 2023.

Reports said it was brought towards Cai Mep International Port to unload.

Specifically, the vessel was towed by tug towards Tan Cang – Cai Mep International Port to unload the imported cargo on board, as reported by WK Webster on September 17.

WK Webster and Co Ltd, a marine and transit claims consultancy firm, said on Sunday “that cargo not destined for Vietnam will be transhipped to destination whilst Ever Oath undertakes repairs as it is reported.”

The consultancy said it is possible general average / salvage and associated recovery issues may arise as a result of this casualty.

The 2,476-teu Ever Oath (built 2022), sailing under the flag of Panama, has an overall length of 194.96 meters, whilst her width is 33 meters.